Posted April 23, 2024

Simpson Strong-Tie Columbus Donates $10,000 to United Way for Tornado Disaster Relief

EF-3 tornado struck Indian Lake, Ohio, in March.

In response to the devastating EF-3 tornado that struck Indian Lake, Ohio, in March, the Simpson Strong-Tie Columbus facility has provided a $10,000 donation to the United Way of Logan County to aid in disaster relief and recovery. The tornado, which wreaked havoc across Auglaize and Logan counties, left a trail of destruction, causing significant damage to homes, businesses and infrastructure in its path.

Through the United Way, victims of the tornado can apply for financial assistance for housing, utilities, home and auto repair, and other living expenses.

“Our hearts go out to everyone impacted by this devastating tornado,” said Simpson Strong-Tie SVP and Columbus Branch Manager Bryan Rychlik. “We recognize the importance of coming together as a community to support one another during times of crisis. Through partnership with our local United Way chapter, we are appreciative of the opportunity to help individuals and families as they work to recover.” The donation also supports immediate needs such as food, clothing, personal items, baby supplies and more.

United Way of Logan County has established a number of distribution points for people to access these resources. Additionally, the funds will contribute to long-term recovery initiatives aimed at rebuilding communities and restoring hope to those affected by the disaster.

This contribution reflects the company’s ongoing commitment to aid in disaster relief and recovery efforts around the world. To donate to United Way of Logan County, go to

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